Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708002152016GENERAL ECONOMYCompulsory233
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the development of economics ,basic concepts,theoritical approaches and their relations with other disciplines
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Önen
Learning Outcomes
1To analyze the individual and social activities related to the coice, production,distribution and consumption of goods and services
2and consumption of goods and services
3To have information about the basic concepts of economics and study areas
4To understand the determining role of economic systems in social systems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The development of economics,main concepts,theoritical approaches and general features of global economic conditions in the world.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1General information about the course
2The development of economics
3Economics actors
4Principles and concepts,goods and services
5Needs,Benefits and Values
6Production and factors of production
7Marginality,income and income distribution
8Midterm
9Consumption,consumer behaviour
10Consumer demand,market demand
11Production and production costs
12Money,the development of Money and functions
13Inflation,deflation and stagflation
14National income,employment and unemployment
15Growth,Growth Models
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Erinç Yeldan,The Economics of Growth and Distribution, Efif Print. e.t.c
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study6212
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination10220
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)84
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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